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Film review: The film The Rapist caused a stir at international film festivals

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Publication date: | Thu 04 Aug 2022 14:44 (IST)

The Rapist Movie: Applause Entertainment’s first feature film “The Rapist” is getting a terrific response from all over. In the past, Applause Entertainment has given several hit drama series including Criminal Justice, Rudra: The Age of Darkness and Scam 1992. Now Applause Entertainment has made a foray into the world of movies and made a solid debut with “The Rapist” which is celebrated around the world. The film is directed by National Award-Winning Director Aparna Sen and produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Quest Films Pvt Ltd. The strong story behind this film has created a buzz at major Indian and international film festivals.

Won acclaim at the film festival

After winning awards at Busan International Film Festival, Indian Film Festival London, Kolkata International Film Festival, Kerala International Film Festival, “The Rapist” will now screen at Indian Film Festival August from Melbourne. The film also received three IFFM nominations, including “Best Film”, “Best Director”, and “Best Actress”. Let me tell you that previously, the film won the prestigious Kim Jacques Award at the Busan International Film Festival. “The Rapist” is a thoughtful examination of the anatomy of rape, the mindset of its perpetrators, and the trauma that followed. The film also marks the reunion of the mother-daughter duo of Aparna Sen-Konkana Sen Sharma after several acclaimed films including the national award winner Mr and Mrs Iyer.

Amazing Applause Entertainment

Applause Entertainment is a leading content creation and intellectual property studio focused on premium drama series, films, documentaries and animated content. An Aditya Birla Group venture led by media stalwart Samir Nair, the studio has produced and released popular series across genres and languages, including Rudra: The Age of Darkness, Mithya, Criminal Justice, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Includes critically acclaimed shows like Invisible, Bhaukaal. These performances were appreciated by the public.

There is a strong list of theatrical and direct-to-video films in production recently, which includes some other films like Sharma Ji Ki Beti, Jab Khuli Kitab. Applause’s feature debut, The Rapist, directed by Aparna Sen, recently won the prestigious Kim Jisok Award at the 2021 Busan International Film Festival. Applause has partnered with leading OTT platforms such as Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Sony Liv, MX Player, ZEE5 and Voot Select for his creative production.

Posted by: Shailendra Kumar

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